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Jamie Redknapp selects Newcastle United star in his Premier League team of the week

1 year ago
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Jamie Redknapp has picked his best 11 Premier League players from this past week.

The former Liverpool and Spurs midfielder including Miguel Almiron in his team of the week.

Jamie Redknapp says that Miguel Almiron arrived with ‘much hype’ but is already looking the ‘real deal’ for Newcastle United.

Not many Newcastle fans would disagree after his livewire display against Huddersfield when he did everything but score a goal.

The only thing I would maybe disagree with is that if Almiron makes this PL team of the week then Sean Longstaff should definitely be included as well, as he was man of the match without question at St James Park.

Jamie Redknapp explains his selection of the Newcastle star and then his full Premier League team of the week.

Miguel Almiron (Newcastle United)

“The Paraguayan arrived on Tyneside with much hype after his exploits in Atlanta…

“But he already looks the real deal and helped Newcastle to a vital win over Huddersfield.”

Jamie Redknapp Premier League team of the week for The Mail:

K: Alisson (Liverpool)

RB: Matt Doherty (Wolverhampton Wanderers)

CB: Issa Diop (West Ham United)

CB: Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)

LB: Luke Shaw (Manchester United)

CM: Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Arsenal)

CM: Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace)

CM: Bernardo Silva (Manchester City)

RAM: Miguel Almiron (Newcastle United)

LAM: Gerard Deulofeu (Watford)

ST: Ashley Barnes (Burnley)

StatsĀ from BBC Sport:

Newcastle 2 Huddersfield 0

Goals:

Rondon 46, Perez 52

Possession was Huddersfield 46% Newcastle 54%

Total shots were Huddersfield 3 Newcastle 29

Shots on target were Huddersfield 1 Newcastle 12

Corners were Huddersfield 0 Newcastle 12

Referee: Kevin Friend

Newcastle United:

Dubravka, Yedlin, Schar, Lascelles, Lejeune, Ritchie (Kenedy 68), Hayden, Longstaff, Almiron (Atsu 81), Perez, Rondon (Joselu 84)

Unused Subs:

Woodman, Manquillo, Dummett, Ki

Crowd: 52,174 (Huddersfield 2,200)

To read instant NUFC fan/writer reaction to this win go HERE

Read match ratings of all Newcastle players HERE

Huddersfield manager claims red card changed everything HERE

Rafa Benitez gives his opinion on the 2-0 win HERE.

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